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Dankook University: ISS Summer Academic Program
Yongin, South Korea (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer
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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 03/01/2019 ** 07/13/2019 08/09/2019
NOTE: The start and end dates ARE NOT the official dates set by the program. They are estimated dates based on the previous year. Do not use these dates when planning flights.

** Refer to the brochure page below for official program dates.
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DANKOOK UNIVERSITY | ISS ACADEMIC PROGRAM

Program Term: Summer
Language Pre-requisite: None
Primary Instruction Language: English
Eligibility: 2.5 GPA
Program Type: Exchange

CHECK OUT THIS PROMOTIONAL VIDEO!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KuEiUcYXTMk


INTRODUCTION

seoulThis summer program takes you to Dankook University, a private research university in southern Seoul.  The university is very focused on global education and strongly promotes international exchanges and collaborations.  Dankook has two campuses: the main campus, called Jukjeon, in Yongin and the Cheonan campus in Cheonan.

Yongin is a Seoul-suburb with a population of about one millon, and is only a 30 minute bus ride from central Seoul.  It is home to a "living museum" that shows elements of tranditional Korean life.  Additionally, Yongin is home to two popular amusement parks!

ACADEMIC OVERVIEW

dankookStudents enrolled in the program register for two summer session classes.  One class is in the morning and one class in the afternoon. These classes include business, communication, art, humanities, political science, cultural studies, Korean language, and more!   A finalized list of classes and syllabi are available here:
http://www.dankook.ac.kr/en/web/international/172 


 


ACADEMIC CALENDAR

Estimated program dates for Summer 2017 are July 10 to August 4.
*contact OGE for finalized dates.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

seoul Freshman - Seniors
 Minimum GPA of 2.5.
 Students must have taken classes at Kent State University for at least one semester before applying.
 There is no language requirement (no previous knowledge of Korean required).
 Valid passport. US citizens: no visa is required for this program
 International students must consult the Consulate/Embassy of South Korea to determine their immigration requirements.

 

ACCOMMODATION

On-campus housing is available (dormitory style-shared double room) and housing fees are WAIVED for exchange students! Housing costs are totally free for Kent State University students for the summer.


COSTS & TUITION

seoulStudents pay for 6 credit hours of tuition (2 courses). Tuition rates are based off of Kent State's current Summer Tuition costs, and students are billed for Ohio Resident or Non-Ohio Resident rates, as applicable, in addition to medical insurance and the study abroad exchange program fee.

Students will be responsible for covering their airfare, meals, and any personal expenses.


SCHOLARSHIPS!
This program automatically includes a housing scholarship that covers the cost of the dormitory fees!

View a complete listing of available scholarships.

 


OTHER INFORMATION

seoulThis program includes cultural activities, which may include:
+Korean cooking lessons
+Korean movies
+Art & calligraphy
+Korean music and dance
+Field trips to a temple, the mountains, Palace and Museum tour, and Folk Village, among others!

 


PROGRAM COORDINATOR:
Amber Cruxton
Interim Director, Education Abroad
acruxton@kent.edu


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